Dr. Jan Vogelsang

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Dr. Jan Vogelsang

Curriculum vitae

2022 - today Head of an Emmy Noether Junior Research Group at the Carl von Ossietzky University Oldenburg.
2020 - 2022 Carl-von-Ossietzky Young Researchers' Fellowship at the University of Oldenburg.
2017 - 2020 PostDoc at Lund University, Sweden. Collaboration with Anne L'Huillier and Anders Mikkelsen aiming to apply attosecond pulses at high repetition rates to nanostructures.
2012 - 2017 PhD at the University of Oldenburg, supervised by Christoph Lienau and Petra Groß. Development of a novel electron microscope with spatiotemporal resolution unattained at the time.
2010 - 2012 Master's degree at the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich. Master's thesis at the Max Planck Institute of Quantum Optics with Theodor Hänsch and Randolf Pohl on "A mirror cavity for the muonic helium experiment".
2007 - 2010 Bachelor studies at the University of Oldenburg. Bachelor thesis with Christoph Lienau on "Design and characterisation of a non-collinear optical parametric amplifier".
2000 - 2007 Abitur at the Altes Gymnasium Oldenburg.

Grants and Awards

2021 – now Emmy Noether grant of the DFG


Starting Grant of the Swedish Research Council
2020 Carl von Ossietzky Young Researchers' Fellowship
2019 Promotionspreis of the Universitätsgesellschaft Oldenburg
2019 Friedrich Hirzebruch-Promotionspreis of the Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes
2018 Positive evaluation of a Feodor-Lynen-grant application at the Humboldt foundation
2018 – 2020 Marie Curie grant of the European Union (Individual Fellowship)
2016 Congress Scholarship of the German Academic Exchange Service
2016 Abroad Scholarship of the Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes
2014 – 2017 Doctoral Scholarship of the Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes
2013 Winner of the Design Challenge 2013 at the Jade University of Applied Science
2011 – 2012 Deutschlandstipendium of the Deutsche Telekom AG at the LMU
2009 – 2010 Scholarship of the University of Oldenburg



  • Sytcevich, I. et al. Few-cycle short-wave-infrared light source for strong-field experiments at 200 kHz repetition rate. Opt. Express 30, 27858–27867 (2022).


  • Hergert, G. et al. Probing Transient Localized Electromagnetic Fields Using Low-Energy Point-Projection Electron Microscopy. ACS Photonics 8, 2573–2580 (2021).
  • Krauth, J. J. et al. Measuring the α-particle charge radius with muonic helium-4 ions. Nature 589, 527–531 (2021).
  • Sytcevich, I. et al. Characterizing ultrashort laser pulses with second harmonic dispersion scans. J. Opt. Soc. Am. B, JOSAB 38, 1546–1555 (2021).
  • Vogelsang, J. et al. Coherent Excitation and Control of Plasmons on Gold Using Two-Dimensional Transition Metal Dichalcogenides. ACS Photonics 8, 1607–1615 (2021).
  • Wittenbecher, L. et al. Unraveling the Ultrafast Hot Electron Dynamics in Semiconductor Nanowires. ACS Nano 15, 1133–1144 (2021).


  • Cheng, Y.-C. et al. Controlling photoionization using attosecond time-slit interferences. PNAS 117, 10727–10732 (2020).
  • Dombi, P. et al. Strong-field nano-optics. Rev. Mod. Phys. 92, 025003 (2020).
  • Langer, F. et al. Few-cycle lightwave-driven currents in a semiconductor at high repetition rate. Optica 7, 276–279 (2020).
  • Mikaelsson, S. et al. A high-repetition rate attosecond light source for time-resolved coincidence spectroscopy. Nanophotonics 10, 117–128 (2020).
  • Zhong, J.-H. et al. Nonlinear plasmon-exciton coupling enhances sum-frequency generation from a hybrid metal/semiconductor nanostructure. Nat Commun 11, 1464 (2020).


  • Wikmark, H. et al. Spatiotemporal coupling of attosecond pulses. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 116, 4779–4787 (2019).


  • Vogelsang, J., Hergert, G., Wang, D., Groß, P. & Lienau, C. Observing charge separation in nanoantennas via ultrafast point-projection electron microscopy. Light: Science & Applications 7, 55 (2018).
  • Vogelsang, J. et al. Plasmonic-nanofocusing-based electron holography. ACS Photonics 5, 3584–3593 (2018).


  • Hergert, G. et al. Long-lived electron emission reveals localized plasmon modes in disordered nanosponge antennas. Light: Science & Applications 6, e17075 (2017).


  • Groß, P. et al. Plasmonic nanofocusing – grey holes for light. Advances in Physics: X 1, 297–330 (2016).


  • Vogelsang, J. et al. Ultrafast Electron Emission from a Sharp Metal Nanotaper Driven by Adiabatic Nanofocusing of Surface Plasmons. Nano Lett. 15, 4685–4691 (2015).


  • Piglosiewicz, B. et al. Carrier-envelope phase effects on the strong-field photoemission of electrons from metallic nanostructures. Nat Photon 8, 37–42 (2014).
  • Piglosiewicz, B. et al. Electron Photoemission and Acceleration from Sharp Gold Nanotapers in the Strong-Field, Few-Cycle Regime. Quantum Matter 3, 297–306 (2014).
  • Vogelsang, J. et al. Multipass laser cavity for efficient transverse illumination of an elongated volume. Optics Express 22, 13050 (2014).
  • Vogelsang, J. et al. High passive CEP stability from a few-cycle, tunable NOPA-DFG system for observation of CEP-effects in photoemission. Optics Express 22, 25295 (2014).


  • Antognini, A. et al. Proton Structure from the Measurement of 2S-2P Transition Frequencies of Muonic Hydrogen. Science 339, 417–420 (2013).
  • Diepold, M. et al. Lifetime and population of the 2S state in muonic hydrogen and deuterium. Phys. Rev. A 88, 042520 (2013).
  • Pohl, R. et al. Laser spectroscopy of muonic hydrogen. Annalen der Physik 525, 647–651 (2013).
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